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Chapter 2: Current and Historical Trends in Use, Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands-English Unit Data
by Richard A. Birdsey & George M. Lewis

Table 21. Area of urban land and average percent tree cover, by region, conterminous U.S.1

 
  Northeast
11,977
33.0
  North Central
12,782
33.2
  Southeast
11,469
33.7
  South Central
16,292
24.1
  Great Plains
6,864
17.4
  Intermountain
1,164
19.2
  Pacific Coast
8,725
15.8
1From Dwyer et al. (2000).


Users of these tables are kindly requested to cite their source:
Birdsey, Richard A.; Lewis, George M. 2002. Current and Historical Trends in Use,
Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands. IN: Kimble, John et al. (eds.),
The Potential of U.S. Forest Soils to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect.
Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. XXX p.